Talent Engagement Opportunities

 

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On behalf of Seattle University and our office, we thank you for your interest in our students and alumni.

At any given time there are a number of ongoing opportunities on and off-campus for career and industry to connect, brand and recruit early talent. Maximize your presence on campus by engaging with our students by participating in our ongoing career development programming. These include - Career Skills Labs, whiteboard and technical interviewing, LinkedIn and Social Media in career development, career meet-ups, visiting employer booth, and much more.

Talent Engagement Opportunities

Handshake

Are you on Handshake? Handshake is the platform we use to manage recruiting activities on-campus. Start by creating your Handshake account. Post a Job or Internship Post an On-Campus Interview Search For talent, Post your Events, Register for Fairs and other Engagement Opportunities

Industry Takeover

A Takeover is a series of career events &activities that bring together students, alumni, and employers for networking, recruiting, industry and career education. Organizations can present on specific career education topics; For example: How to ace a technical interview, Early career salary negotiation, Diversity & Inclusion in your organization, Cool projects in your organization, etc.

Career Fairs

Career Fairs brings more than 50 organizations and 300 students with diverse experiences and backgrounds. Employers from across the region and beyond attend to engage with the best and brightest Seattle University undergraduate & graduate students and alumni. Career Fairs are held in fall, winter and spring quarters for all kinds of organizations to take part and fulfill their recruiting needs.

Food For Thought/Coffee Chat

Casual meetings for recruiters/alumni in small interactive group settings with students. During these events, representatives may share insights about their industry, company culture and the tips for career success. Organizations are asked to provide food and beverages during these sessions. To connect with student clubs and organization please contact Assistant Director, Patrick Okocha

Job Shadows/ Treks/ Employer Hosted Open Houses

Designed to give students a chance to see what working at your organization would look like. These opportunities allow you to engage with students and will provide them with insight into your organizational culture, various career opportunities, and your recruiting process. During these site visits, students can hear from hiring managers and employees (especially alumni) about what they should be doing to prepare for a career in your industry.

On-Campus Interviews

Interviewing on campus is a convenient way to recruit Seattle U students for internships and career roles. Reservations for on-campus interviews are taken for Fall, Winter and Spring quarters each year. Log in to Handshake and click “Request an Interview” on the homepage. 

The Career Engagement Office offers a multitude of ways to engage with our talented students.

These talent engagement opportunities will allow you to develop genuine relationships with Seattle U students and create a customizable recruitment strategy. We recommend a comprehensive approach that combines several of the opportunities described on this page.

The entire team looks forward to partnering with you to meet your recruitment needs. We are honored to help our students benefit from the wealth of experiential learning acquired by engaging in meaningful ways with employers on-and-off campus. Let's work together to craft a recruiting strategy for your organization.